Rosemarie Truman

Founder and CEO

Rosemarie Truman is Founder & CEO of the Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI), a 501c3 non-profit with a mission to identify breakthrough inventions and maximize their commercial potential. With over 25 years of experience in entrepreneurship, executive leadership, and philanthropy, Rosemarie’s specialty is venture investment strategy, having led growth strategies for 50 of the Fortune 100


Cody Locke

Chief Innovation Officer

Dr. Cody Locke is Chief Innovation Officer with the Center for Advancing Innovation and leads invention due diligence and portfolio analysis efforts. Cody has led several initiatives for CAI, including the NASA SPACE RACE, the NIH Nanotechnology Startup Challenge in Cancer, and the Freedom from Cancer Startup Challenge. Cody has extensive portfolio analysis


The Center for Advancing Innovation Accelerator

The Center for Advancing Innovation (CAI) is a global public-private partnership, non-profit focused on creating a virtuous circle of innovation and driving growth breakthroughs through novel, creative paradigms and models. CAI's mission is to accelerate and increase the volume of research commercialization in support of high growth business to ignite entrepreneurship, bolster the global economy,

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